SCRAPBOOKING TIPS AND RECIPES INCLUDED. For Carmela Bertrand, a New Orleans shop owner who can turn any scrapbook into a treasure, this Halloween will feature more than the usual scares. On her way home from a ghoulish gathering, Carmela finds the dead body of a model?and is then attacked herself. Her leads are many, including animal tooth marks on the deceased's neck. And as the witching hour draws closer, Carmela must find what's lurking in the shadows?or get the fright of her life.